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Major Requirements

Major Requirements (84 credits) 

44 credit hours must be completed in residence in the major, including FA 199 and LL 303. 

Professional Studies Core (20 credits, 8 credits in residence)

Course Title Quarter Hours
CAREER ASSESSMENT AND PLANNING
FA 199CAREER ASSESSMENT AND PLANNING 12
PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATIONS
CMNS 315HEALTH COMMUNICATION4
ETHICS AND SOCIAL JUSTICE IN THE PROFESSIONS, Courses with the PSES requirement designation, choose one of the following:
PHL 229BIOMEDICAL ETHICS4
HLTH 229ETHICS FOR HEALTH SCIENCES4
REL 229MEDICINE, ETHICS AND SOCIETY4
GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES, Courses with the PSGP requirement designation, choose one of the following:
CCS 328GLOBAL INFECTIOUS DISEASES AND HEALTH4
ANT 362GLOBAL HISTORY OF HEALTH4
SOC 365HEALTH AND GLOBALIZATION4
HLTH 380TOPICS IN HEALTH SCIENCES,Molecular Mechanisms of Human Disease4
CAPSTONE PROJECT
LL 303CAPSTONE PROJECT 16

Health Sciences Core (20 credits)

Course Title Quarter Hours
HLTH 200FOUNDATIONS OF HEALTH SCIENCES4
HLTH 210INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC HEALTH4
HLTH 250HEALTH CARE POLICY IN THE UNITED STATES4
or SOC 221 INTRODUCTION TO THE U.S HEALTH CARE SYSTEM
DCM 308INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS4
or PSY 240 STATISTICS I
or SOC 279 INTRO STATS FOR THE SOCIAL SCIENCES
HLTH 310FUNDAMENTALS OF EPIDEMIOLOGY4

Leadership, Business, and Management Core (28 credits)

Course Title Quarter Hours
BADM 223ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE PRINCIPLES4
DA 233APPLIED INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS4
BADM 315ECONOMICS FOR DECISION-MAKING4
or BADM 305 ECONOMICS FOR MANAGERS
HLTH 330HEALTH LEADERSHIP4
DCM 302PROJECT MANAGEMENT: DESIGN AND ASSESSMENT4
BADM 334HUMAN RESOURCE AND TALENT DEVELOPMENT FUNDAMENTALS FOR MANAGERS4
BADM 335RISK MANAGEMENT IN THE WORKPLACE4

Major Elective Courses (16 credits, select from below)

Course Title Quarter Hours
HEALTH IN CULTURAL CONTEXT
ANT 361
GLOBAL ISSUES IN WOMEN'S HEALTH
ANT 272
INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY
HLTH 236
GAY MEN'S HEALTH MATTERS
PSY 213
LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL AND TRANSGENDER PSYCHOLOGY
HEALTH OPTIONS FOR FACILITIES, COMMUNITIES, AND WORKPLACES
CCA 396
INTRODUCTION TO ART THERAPY
CCH 367
LEISURE, RECREATION, AND HEALTH
BADM 340
IMPLEMENTING CORPORATE TRAINING PROGRAMS
HLTH 335
COMMUNITY HEALTH ASSESSMENT
PSY 354
COMMUNITY PSYCHOLOGY
ELDERCARE
CCS 219
NEUROPLASTICITY AND THE AGING BRAIN
DCM 323
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF AGING AND THE AGED
HLTH 341
DEATH AND DYING
ADMINISTRATION
PRAD 338
HEALTH AND PUBLIC RELATIONS
HLTH 336
PROGRAM EVALUATION
MGT 398
SPECIAL TOPICS
PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE
SOC 321
HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS
HLTH 194
HUMAN PATHOGENS AND DEFENSE
HLTH 202
HEALTH RESEARCH LITERACY
SOC 351
HEALTH DISPARITIES
ANT 361
GLOBAL ISSUES IN WOMEN'S HEALTH
HLTH 335
COMMUNITY HEALTH ASSESSMENT
HLTH 336
PROGRAM EVALUATION
PSY 364
HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY
BIOSCIENCES
CCS 320
MAMMALOGY
HLTH 194
HUMAN PATHOGENS AND DEFENSE
HLTH 195
HUMAN FORM AND FUNCTION
BIO 110
EVOLUTION IN HEALTH AND MEDICINE

Open Electives (34 credits)

Open Electives can be fulfilled through courses taken in the School of Continuing and Professional Studies and other DePaul colleges, transfer courses, assessment of prior learning (PLA), and independent studies.​​​​​

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